NWA Fall Sports Notebook — Week 3

Bentonville High With only two matches remaining in the regular season, Bentonville girls golf coach Lindsey Davis is thrilled to see what her players have accomplished. The Lady Tigers continued their winning ways Tuesday with a victory over Rogers Heritage. Bentonville has been unbeaten so far this season, with the closest margin of victory being a two-stroke win (116-118) over Rogers High on Aug. 31. Junior Lilly Thomas and sophomore Kinslee Miller have provided the Lady Tigers with a solid one-two punch, including Tuesday's match when they both shot 37 over nine holes and shared medalist honors with Heritage's Chloe Kordsmeier. "Lilly has stepped … Continue Reading ››


PICK'EM POLL STANDINGS Henry Apple — 13-2 last week, 26-4 overall Scottie Bordelon — 11-4 last week, 26-4 overall Chip Souza — 11-4 last week, 23-7 overall Graham Thomas — 9-6 last week, 23-7 overall Mike Capshaw — 11-4 last week, 22-8 overall Paul Boyd — 9-6 last week, 22-8 overall Rick Fires — 10-5 last week, 20-10 overall Alex Nicoll — 9-6 last week, 18-12 overall Jenks (Okla.) at Springdale Har-Ber CONSENSUS: Springdale Har-Ber (8-0) Springdale High at Russellville CONSENSUS: Springdale High (6-2) Chip Souza: Springdale High Rick Fires: Russellville Scottie Bordelon: Springdale High Mike Capshaw: Springdale High Paul Boyd: Springdale High Graham Thomas: Springdale High Henry Apple: Springdale High Alex Nicoll: Russellville Conway at Bentonville CONSENSUS: Bentonville (8-0) Bentonville West at … Continue Reading ››

Looking Ahead — The 2020-22 Reclassification Cycle

Believe it or not, but reclassification has been on my mind a lot over the past four months.

The Arkansas Activities Association released its football conference alignments this summer, then it announced the new conference alignments for other sports last week as a result of Proposal No. 9 being passed. Now schools have just a few more days to appeal the AAA's decision, or those will be finalized for the 2018-20 cycle.

So what could possibly spark my mind and get me thinking about reclassification again? Blame an article in Tuesday's edition of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette for it.

The article was about the … Continue Reading ››

Division I Football Report: Week 3

Screen Shot 2017-09-13 at 12.18.08 PM Bentonville High Bentonville will close out the nonconference portion of its schedule by finally coming home. The Tigers (1-1) will host Conway this week after making starting their season with road trips to Kansas City (Mo.) Rockhurst and Bixby, Okla. Even Bentonville's scrimmage was away from Tiger Stadium this year.

"Our kids are excited about playing in front of our home crowd and playing on our home turf," Bentonville coach Jody Grant said. "It will be nice to wear our black uniforms and play out here where … Continue Reading ››

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